Here are some of the people in the sports world celebrating birthdays on June 15:

Billy Williams

Age: 74

Profession: Retired MLB Player

Best Known For: Elected the National League Rookie of the Year in 1961, Billy Williams was a six-time all-star for the Chicago Cubs. He won the National League battling title in 1972 and hit 426 home runs during his long career (1959-1976). He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1987.

Dusty Baker

Age: 63

Profession: Retired MLB Player / Current MLB Manager

Best Known For: A two-time all-star as a player with the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1980s, Dusty Baker has now won more than 1,500 games as a manager for the San Francisco Giants, Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds, whom he currently manages.  He has been named National League Manager of the Year three times (1993, 1997, 2000). He has also served as an analyst on ESPN broadcasts.

Wade Boggs

Age: 54

Profession: Retired MLB Player

Best Known For: Considered to be among the best hitters in modern baseball, Wade Boggs was a 12-time all-star third-baseman while playing with the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Devil Rays from 1982 to 1999. Boggs won the American League batting title five times during his career, while amassing 3,010 hits. Boggs was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2005.

Andy Pettitte

Age: 40

Profession: MLB Player

Best Known For: A fierce competitor who was a key part of the New York Yankees’ teams that won five World Series titles, Andy Pettitte is still winning games in the major leagues. Pettitte returned from a one-year retirement to rejoin the Yankees in 2012. Pettitte has been named an all-star three times and was — along with Derek Jeter, Jorge Posada and Mariano Rivera — considered part of the “Core Four’ players who helped guide the Yankees to World Series wins in 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000 and 2009.

Tim Lincecum

Age: 28

Profession: MLB Player

Best Known For: One of the best pitchers currently pitching in Major League Baseball, Tim Lincecum has already been named a National League All-Star four times since 2008. Lincecum won consecutive NL Cy Young awards in 2008 and 2009. He helped the San Francisco Giants win the World Series title in 2010. Lincecum is the MLB record-holder for most strikeouts thrown in the first four seasons of a career.

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